Out & About

April 30, 2004

'Rhapsody in Blue'

Pianist Scott Beard performs George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" during the conclusion of Shepherd College Music Department's "Year of the Piano." Today, 7 p.m. preconcert lecture, 8 p.m. concert. Shepherd University, Frank Center Theater. $10; free for students and MAC card holders. The preconcert lecture is free with a concert ticket. Call 1-304-876-5555.

'Anything Goes'

Musical comedy by Cole Porter presented by Robinwood Players. Songs include "I Get a Kick Out of You." Today and Saturday, 8 p.m., Hagerstown Community College, Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $7 general admission, free for HCC students and employees. Purchase tickets at HCC Bookstore or at the door.

Herb fair

The Woman's Club of the Harpers Ferry District sells annual and perennial herb plants and plants from members' yards, herb books and baked goods. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Camp Hill Park, band shell, Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Multicultural gospel concert

CeCe Winans, others perform. Saturday, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Hagerstown Community College, Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $35 and will be available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the ARCC.

American Virtuosi

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Cellist Cecylia Barczyk and the Borowsky family perform. Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Coolfont Resort's Manor House, Cold Run Valley Road. Go to on the Web.

Washington County Reading Day

Appearances by musical groups Too Human and Mom & Me Productions; authors Michelle Green, Tim Rowland and John Priest; reading with costumed characters; stories; poetry; mini-drama plays; free books; face painting; free food, more. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hagerstown Community College Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free transportation is available with a voucher for the Washington County Commuter. Register for a free voucher through Apples for Children or by calling 301-733-6914.

Hagerstown Speedway

Regular show plus Enduro Dash. Saturday, 7 p.m., Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. Admission charge. Call 301-582-0640 or go to on the Web.

Strawberry Fest '04

More than 50 arts and crafts vendors, games for children, homemade barbecue chicken lunch, pony rides and foods featuring strawberries. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport. Call 301-582-1628.

May Day events

A parade, traditional acoustic music, entertainment and a May Pole Dance celebrate the first day of May. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Shepherdstown, W.Va. For information, go to on the Web.

Rohrersville Cornet Band

Rohrersville band presents spring concert. Sunday, 3 p.m., Rohrersville Band Hall. Free. Call 301-432-2548.

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